PayPal Express Settings


PayPal setup is a simple way to set up a credit card payment option for customers to make purchases. Merchants can conveniently apply for a PayPal account and set up PayPal as a payment method for your shop. 

*Note: The fast checkout feature currently does not support the PayPal Express payment option.

If you already have a PayPal business account, please proceed to here


Step 1

On the PayPal registration page, select For Business then click Get started.


Step 2

Enter your email address, then click Next.


Step 3

Setup your password, then click Continue.

Step 4

Enter your business info and authorized user info, then click Continue.


Step 5

Choose your business type and business category > Enter your shop domain under "Business URL/domain" > Enter the "Name on card statements" > Click "Continue"


Step 6

You will be directed to the page as shown below.

 At the same time, you will receive emails from PayPal:


Step 7

Open the email with the title "Welcome to PayPal! Activate your account now". Click Confirm My Email.


Step 8

Upon confirmation of your email address, you will be redirected to PayPal's "Business setup" page. Check the box for On your website then click Continue.

Click Continue under "Process all payments, including credit and debit cards, through PayPal."


Select Option A and click Set up API credentials.


Step 9

Click Manage API credentials under "NVP/SOAP API integration (Classic)".


Step 10

Select Request an API signature then click Agree and Submit. pp_en_3.jpg 

Click Show to get your API username, API password, and Signature.



Step 11

Go back to SHOPLINE Admin > [Settings] > [Payment Options]. Click Add to create a new payment option.


Step 12

Select Credit card or PayPal (PayPal Express) and enter your API username, API password, and Signature in the fields. After finishing the rest of the setting, click Add at the bottom right.

For PayPal's Seller Protection, please check the box below.

After checking the box, the system will require the customer to fill in the billing address when checking out or the order will not be proceeded.

Remarks: For more details go to User Agreement for PayPal Seller Protection

PayPal Business HK Consultancy Hotline: + 852 3550 8544
PayPal Business MY Consultancy Hotline: + 6013 7723 7155


***If you originally have a PayPal business account, please follow the steps below to complete the setting. 

1. Click Profile > Profile and settings at the top right.
2. Select Selling tools, then click Update next to "API Access".
3. Please refer to Steps 9-12 above to complete the setting.







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